Kupwara April 13: After the firing incident in Handwara, tensions have run high in Kashmir valley. According to sources, as part of legal action, a police Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) has been suspended for opening fire on the mob in Handwara which was protesting against a case of molestation. The firings had led to the death of two protesting youth, one of whom was a budding cricketer and a woman who was allegedly hit by a bullet in the fields she was working in.
The mob which was being dispersed was pelting stones at an army bunker and had gone berserk and that is when the protesters were killed.
The angry locals had been protesting an alleged case of molestation of a local girl by an army personnel. The official statement of the girl was released by the Army earlier today. However, the Army has ordered an inquiry into alleged case of molestation.